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Sleet also fell in Dyer County, Tenn., where one shelter was on standby and farmers worked to protect crops and livestock.
"We’re still getting a lot of sleet falling and roads are slushy and kind of slick," said James Medling, emergency management director for Dyer County.
Storms this week had already dumped 1 to 2 feet of snow in parts of Minnesota and Wisconsin and draped many communities in skin-stinging cold. The temperature in parts of North Dakota on Thursday was a few degrees below zero, but wind chill pushed it to nearly 40 below.
Associated Press writer Jamie Stengle contributed to this report from Dallas.
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